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Project 8848

MEETING THE IMPOSSIBLE

Congratulations, your entry into the hardest one day triathlon in the world, has been successful (see essential info below).

YOU ARE IN!

In order to accept this invitation, there are just two simple steps.
 
1/ Make your 200€ payment by clicking the PayPal link (Your Sunday Meal is included). 
 
2/ Please Post the image below with the following text to your FB and/or Instagram page. 
 

YES!

#BEARMANXTRI

#8848

PROJECT 8848 – ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

Registration: 

– Between  16H – 18H Friday 17th September.

– At this time you will be handed an envelope which will contain the exact routes for the bike and run section and position of BASE camps.

– At this time you must REGISTER THE NAME, MOBILE NUMBER and VEHICLE REGISTRATION NUMBER of your nominated support member(s).

 

Swim:

– Start time is 6H30  –  Saturday 18th September.

– The Swim is 3.8KM.

– You will have a designated area in T1 at the Lake and share the depart with BEARMAN XXL.

– The swim is three loops.

– You will pick up your GPS at the swim exit.

 

Bike:

– The Bike leg distance is 180KM /190KM  ( ref Strava / Komoot)

– The Bike elevation is  5600m / 6000m (ref Strava / Komoot)

– DANGER ZONE: this is one stretch of road where you will complete 18 climbs.

– BASE CAMP 1: is situated in this Danger Zone. Your nominated assistant is responsable for making sure all your race affairs (food, clothing etc) are here. 

– You are not allowed to be accompanied by a fellow cyclist throughout the DANGER ZONE.

– Your support crew will be allowed to help, feed, encourage you in BASE CAMP 1.

– It is essential that your bike is in sound working order and you have fully working breaks and some form of lighting. We recommend disk breaks.

– The cut off for safety reasons is 16hrs ie you will need to complete the bike segment of the course by 22H30.

– T1 and  T2 remain the same.

Base CAMP 2  (location announced at registration). Fellow runner – or runners allowed (only one at any given time). 

Run: 

– The Run leg distance is 42KM /44KM (ref Strava / Komoot).

– The Run elevation is 3200m / 3800m (ref Strava / Komoot).

– DEATH ZONE: This is one stretch of road , repeated 7.5 times (out and back).

 – BASE CAMP 2 is situated at the turn around point of the DEATH ZONE.

– The Run route is almost entirely trail so trail shoes are recommended. 

– One assistant runner must be with you or at Base Camp 2 at all times (this assistant is there for safety and moral support – they are not allowed to pull / push you at any point). 

– You must have a head or body torch and carry one mobile between you.

– Your support crew will be allowed to help, feed, encourage you in BASE CAMP 2.

– The Finish remains in Amelie. 

– You have 22H to get there. 

– We will be waiting.

Although the ultimate goal is to complete the course in 22 hours, most of you won’t. You will however have confronted your impossible

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